Domo Arigato Mr. Roboto: Relationships and Data in a Blended Learning Experience

There's a line in the song Mr. Roboto...  🎶 The problem's plain to seeToo much technologyMachines to save our livesMachines, de-humanize 🎶 Many of us, […]

Engaging Online Assignments Not Another Brick In The Wall

The online pieces to your Blended Learning lessons should cary all the personality and excitement that your face to face pieces have.  Online learning portions […]

Student mental health declines over time

The largest-ever mental health survey of students has found alarming levels of illness and distress. The poll of nearly 38,000 students in the UK found […]

THE CONFLICT BETWEEN SCHOOL START TIMES AND BIOLOGY: IF THE SUCCESS OF CHILDREN IS OUR GOAL, WHY DON’T WE ACT LIKE IT.

“What is the purpose of school?” my mentor asked of me when I was moved up into administration. I wrote high minded paragraphs citing everyone […]

Bystander intervention – how training helps people step up

You know inappropriate behaviour when you see it. But do you know how to respond?   For most people, the prospect of speaking up when […]

Persuasive Writing Topics for Students That Teachers Love

The first term that comes to our mind when we think about the persuasive writing topic is “convincing” our audience. You should always remember that […]

International Study Finds Major Inequities in Computer Literacy

Having access to a computer or tablet doesn't necessarily make students computer literate, according to a study of computer-literacy skills across countries.

E-learning smarts: What students need to remember about cybersecurity

Governor John Bel Edwards reported that several school districts in Louisiana were recently struck by cyberattacks. So it follows that big businesses and government aren’t […]

Best practice for responding to student’s disclosure of sexual violence

In a study conducted in January 2019, more than half of the 5649 UK students surveyed said they had experienced unwanted sexual advances and assault. […]

How to motivate students for lifelong learning

It’s a well-known fact that students who are intrinsically motivated are more likely to be engaged in the classroom, find meaning in their work, and […]

Reviewing and revising

One of the strange but common occurrences in producing large pieces of writing is that the writer frequently becomes so close to the text that […]

4 Steps towards digital wellness for students

The media loves sensational tech stories. Remember that one where young people were growing “horns” on their skulls because of their phones? That seems plausible, […]

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